Sunday, 29 September 2013

Candy Funhouse Part 1 and AMAZING CANDY PRIZE PACK GIVEAWAY

It was like stepping into the World of Willy Wonka , but it was REAL.. Not the story book , where Roald Dahl immersed your senses into using your imagination  to full-fill your wonderment and delight. Not the movies first done in 1971 starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka to the most recent 2005 version from Tim Burton with of course John Depp as Willy Wonka ; but real in the form of a Magickal  Purple Building called Candy Funhouse http://candyfunhouse.ca/ . Real in the form of two modern day Mr. Wonka`s; (M & M :) )  with minds and hearts overloaded with the sweetness that IS the love, thought, emotion ,and intrigue, known as CANDY.
 Pre-opening photo of the Purple Building (lets face it their photo turned out much better than mine :) )
Photo taken directly from https://www.facebook.com/CandyFunhouse.ca


The Magick before the candy....
Which the picture does not do the floor justice in my opinion .
Photo taken directly from https://www.facebook.com/CandyFunhouse.ca

(They also have a crazy Video on You-tube with a fast-forward of the floor transformation , just in case you are interested :P here it is  )

Not only do you have the nostalgia and memories centred around that one candy you just can`t forget from your childhood, but you have the grace, positivity and feel of home from the owners. They have brought a new and exciting store venture to the community , they have brought in a concept to revolutionize what modern day business is all about . Touching on elements of a Store Front, E-Commerce , Social Media, and Community Involvement. Regardless of the business side to the #CandyFunhouse , they have opened their doors to all the talents the community and it's individuals have to offer.  Coming soon is a party room where community Magick is more than guaranteed to happen.  From hosting local talents to showcase what they have to offer to , not just to the community, but social media as well , to supplying an outlet for everyone to feel like a star.
Visit their Events page to stay in the loop of all the cool events coming your way .
http://candyfunhouse.ca/pages/events
I'll be making sure I have my own Blog space set aside for their up and coming, more than worth it :).
IF YOU ARE IN THE DIRECT AREA (Cambridge and KW) AND YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER PLEASE VISIT MY PERSONAL FACEBOOK PAGE AND LEAVE ME A PERSONAL MESSAGE .
https://www.facebook.com/carey.hurst.7

As far back as I can remember Candy in all forms has shaped my life. The rush of the sugary sweet goodness, the tang and tartness of the sours, to the rush that is Pixie Stix. So  having Little Man try his first UFO as his first Candy in the candy store I was excited.Maybe more than excited as UfO's are 1 of the 2 of my most favourite candies since early childhood.  So maybe Mommy was hoping the sour goodness in the centre of the wafers would cause his first sour face:) )
 Above and below pictures taken from their FB page again...ooh-ooh Mommy got into the shot https://www.facebook.com/CandyFunhouse.ca

We managed to shoot his first taste, bummer no crazy sour face .. 




From one CANDYHOLIC to any others out there whether you physically go to the store or buy on-line , you will never find a better place to satisfy that sweet tooth. Plus if they don't  have it and you want it and it exists out there somewhere ; they will find it and bring it in for you . Plus from the moment you step foot into the store , you become a friend, closer to family, not just a customer.

The fact that there has only been a surface touch to what lies ahead, I am honoured , privileged and ready for this Candy Coaster ride.  Not only have they brought me and my boys in with open arms , they have entrusted me to be a part of this beginning Candy Funhouse Craziness .

You will never know who might be in for a visit , what the walls will look like , how the candy is arranged. Each day is an ever evolving array of the mystical Wonderland. The #CandyFunhouse is ready for you to explore . And if you are like me , I bring different people I know in all the time just as an excuse to keep going back in there.
You can connect with the Funhouse through all sorts of Social Media
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/CandyFunhouse.ca
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/candyfunhouseca
Pinterest : http://www.pinterest.com/candyfunhouse/
You-Tube : http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiS_3r8KSMZU_l3n_r-VdDw
Address: Candy Funhouse Inc.
755 King St. East
Cambridge, ON, Canada N3H3P2
519.653.1999
Now to the fun part:
This SWEET Candy filled basket , has been graciously donated to me to give to one lucky reader. Def can tell the Candy love that went into the making of this basket . Some modern day chops to some retro goodness , someone's sweet tooth is about to explode. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU .
Legal stuff: . Contest is open to legal residents of Canada but void where prohibited .. No social media has anything to do with this giveaway nor is it affiliated in anyway. All thoughts are my own , 100% honest and true. Candy Funhouse donated the Gift basket , they are not resosible for anything after that. Once prize is mailed that ends my involvement and I am not responsible for package once the post office has the prize.


Full of all sorts of candies from now to retro .. EVERYONE LOVES CANDY


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101 comments:

  1. I remember eating hubba bubba and it was like a big tape measure or something.....memoriiiiies :) Lori R Jackson

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  2. Fun Dips and Pop rocks were the best :)

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    1. They're called Curly Wurly now, and they are the best ever!

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  4. yumm popeye canady..OOO and remeber those old barrel hard ones?

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  5. Gold Rock - gum like little pieces of gold - in a cloth bag

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    1. I think its called Gold Mine Gum, and its there!

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  6. I loved pop rocks :)
    I love that my kids love them too!

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  7. I loved candy cigarettes (Popeye, and the chocolate with the paper), Bonkers, Chunks, Fun Dip, and 1 cent candies. Ohh nostalgia!!

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  8. candy corn, & sour cheeries!
    Tammy Dalley

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  9. so many to chose from....sour gummies are oe for usre

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  10. ok my favourite is really gonna age me but it was and still is THRILLS GUM, the gum that still tastes like soap !

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  11. love candy, good luck in your business it looks amazing

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  12. laffy taffy strips ! my all time fave as a kid- Ok now too LOL

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  13. the 1cent candy lol OR the roll up bubblegum

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  14. the you tube link does not work

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  15. Sour Patch Kids were always my favourite

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  16. ohhh I love penny candy. I would so love to win this

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  17. my fave childhood candy was wine gums!

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  18. I always liked jujubes penny candy back in the day!
    via Rhonda W G.

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  19. Candy Corn,,hmm and Rockets!
    (Karla Sceviour)

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  20. I loved Sweettarts. They were as the name implies sweet but a little tart. They came in pretty pastel colors and had sayings on them like True Love..Sweet..Cute ect.

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  21. I love nerds! And hot lips and big foot candy!

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  22. My favourites were cola bottle caps

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  23. Sadly...:( I don't have a childhood favourite. I LOVED EM ALL!...:) I still have a huge sweet tooth.

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  24. Sweet tarts and Fun Dip (Lik-a-Maid)

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  25. Thrills gum was my favorite, as well as Fun Dip, and I loved the taste of the wax lips lol

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  26. Loved Fun Dips and Popeyes as a kid

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  27. I really liked dropjes (licorice), and I have very fond memories of some small, round black candies that were lots of coloured layers.

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  28. I absolutely Loved Mojo's.... all the different flavors and at one time only 1 penny. Candy is a wonderful thing :)

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  29. Used to love the candy cigarettes and sour ball gum

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  30. my fave was those fizz candies, I can't remember what they are called exactly.

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  31. I loved candy as a kid!. I was fond of Fun Dip, Bottlecaps, Sweet Tarts, and Nerds:)
    angela mitchell

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  32. FunDips and Popeye Cigarettes (Judy Cowan)

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  33. I liked a candy called bonkers. I don't believe that they make it anymore though. I also liked fun dips and sweet tarts :)

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  34. Oh if only Black Bart bubble gum would make a come back so I could get a taste even just one more time.Oh well I still found many awesome black licorice treats to keep me happy. That store was a bit like walking in to a childhood dream.Its nice to see a place that keeps candy and imagination still together.

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  35. Old Fashioned Rainbow Taffy Bars <-- LoveTaffy

    SueSueper Sue

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  36. I used to love those chocolate sticks wrapped in paper. They always had a city name on the package. They were so good!

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  37. Pop Rocks and Diamond Candy Ring. I saw them just the other day and bought some, for myself :D

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  38. my favorite candy are those chocolate covered candied ones , delishhhh

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  39. Too many favorites to count! I love jawbreakers, but going to the little corner store to get penny candies was always the best! They had shelves of glass jars full of them, and it was amazing to try and decide which ones you wanted to get... :)

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  40. This store looks like it will be amazing.

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  41. Dates me... but I loved 'Wigwags' chocolate bars.

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  42. Soooo many to choose from but I would have to say Jaw Breakers and Mojos

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  43. We loved going to the store for candies called Mojos. They were little rectangle chewy candies that came in different flavours and they were 2 for a penny. (I guess that shows my age.) ;-) Pixie Stix were another favorite that my mom banned from the house so we ate them on the way home so she wouldn't know. I don't think we tricked her though because they dyed your tongue.

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  44. my favorite candy as a kid was the candy buttons

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  45. Chocolate - usually peanut butter cups!

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  46. Bonkers were my favourite! I also really like Koo-Koo Taffy :)

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  47. A candy that I think was called asteroids or astro? It was tiny cookie bits covered in chocolate and a candy coating packaged in a purple box. Its really not all the old, but i may have the name wrong. Been googling the heck out of it and just can't seem to find them, but they were delicious!

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  48. My favorite Candy I like is those chocolate drops with sprinkles on the top!

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  49. My favorite childhood candy was the gummy coke bottles or Pixie Sticks :) i have alot!!!

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  50. I LOVED POP ROCKETS AND PEACH SOUR CANDIES
    lynn c lynnbeaniethethird@yahoo,ca

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  51. sweet tarts were my favorite child hood candy !

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  52. Nerds

    billiondollarprincesss@hotmail.com

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  53. sweet tarts were my childhood go to

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  54. Astropops were my fave (3 coloured lolly).
    Cheers.
    Rafflecopter: Dreena

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  55. Astro-Pops were my fave! (three coloured lolly).
    Cheers.
    Rafflecopter: Dreena

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  56. I looove so many types!! But those yummy gummy strawberries are a classic to me

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